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Ramsey Lewis Quintet
plus Lee Ritenour and Ernie Watts

Presented by presented by
Venue: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall Tickets start at $29.00

Overview

Ramsey Lewis, is a celebrated jazz icon with seven gold records, and three Grammy® Awards to his credit. Effortlessly jumping genres from funk to gospel to pop, Lewis has electrified generations of fans with his flawless technique and warm personality. Longtime L.A. all-star Lee Ritenour’s varied career as solo artist and sideman is the stuff of legend. For more than 40 years, he’s performed and recorded with the top names in contemporary jazz, earning his own Grammy® and a reputation as one of music’s most admired guitarists. One of the most versatile and prolific saxophone players in music, two-time Grammy® winner Ernie Watts rounds out the night.

“Lewis' music is a destination in itself. His music offers the opportunity to connect with something universal, joyful and profoundly human.” - AllAboutJazz.com

“Over the course of a 35-year solo career, he has personified a carefree sort of prowess, making no secret of his enthusiasms: slinky funk, Brazilian pop, the softer side of hard bop." – New York Times

Running time (approximate): 2 hours and 20 minutes

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